BSides London 2014

I attended the BSides London 2014, and I also gave a talk titled "The Joy of Passwords" on the Rookies Track. What a fantastic event, it was well organised and had a large attendence despite the Tube strike happening at the same time. Here's a YouTube video of my talk…

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Copy'n'Paste is Safe...is it?

I came across this site, I don't remember how I came across it. Once I find out the author, I'll be sure to credit him. It was actually an interesting site. I've done this many times - copied some terminal line commands and then pasted it directly into terminal to…

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Defending with Static ARP Entries (Linux)

ARP poisoning is something that's being taught at the moment during the course I'm on at university. Naturally because we do all our work in the "hack labs" where there's a sandboxed network with a proxy for Internet access. We are warned that in these labs, almost anything goes as…

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Copy SSH ID to other machines from OSX

ssh-copy-id [-i [identity_file]] [user@]server And it doesn't exist on OSX. It's such a useful tool so thankfully there's a port available, just copy the following line and paste it in Terminal curl https://raw.github.com/beautifulcode/ssh-copy-id-for-OSX/master/ssh-copy-id.sh -o /usr/local/bin/ssh-copy-id &&…

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Victory at CTF

I'm pleased to report that my team won the CTF event setup by the Leeds Hacking Society. It was a fantastic time, with a good number of teams battling it out to capture as many flags as possible. My team name was "The Revenge of My Little Pony" which was…

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ghost & CTF & bsides

It have been a wee while, so some updates from me: ghost Wooohoooo - nah not that type of ghost. More specifically the engine that powers this blog - ghost - it have been really impressive so far. I've just updated this blog to the latest, a pain-free experience too…

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